City leaders and Texas Rangers officials formally announced Friday afternoon their plans to extend the Rangers’ stay in Arlington by building a retractable-roof stadium adjacent to the existing one. The city and team would share the cost evenly, with the Rangers responsible for overruns. Read more and view renderings here.
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The Lexington County (formerly Columbia) Blowfish (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) will take the field for the first time in their new ballpark on Wednesday, May 27. As a teaser, click here for a photo preview of the team’s new digs.
At a Bibb County commission meeting Tuesday, Macon (GA) Mayor Robert Reichert shared what he called very preliminary plans for a minor-league baseball stadium off Coliseum Drive in east Macon. Read more here.
While the fund-raising process continues, the design concept of a new $35 million to $40 million baseball facility for the Oklahoma State University Cowboys should completed within the next month. The likely best-case scenario is that the new ballpark would be completed in time for the 2017 season. Read more here.
In a four to one vote, the Columbia City Council approved a new ordinance allowing the city to issue Special Obligation Bonds to raise no more than $35 million to pay for the construction of the proposed multi-use baseball stadium and facilities, equipment and improvements at the Bull Street development. Read more here and here.